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Nov 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
stripping him of all seven tour de france titles and banning him from the sport for life on the heels of a u.s. anti-doping agency report that concluded he cheated throughout his career by using steroids, the blood booster epo, and blood transfusions -- claims he continues to deny. armstrong telling a crowd of cyclists at a fundraiser he faced a very difficult few weeks. >> people ask me a lot, "how you doing?" and i tell them. i say, "well, i've been better, but i've also been worse." >> longtime sponsors nike, trek bicycles, and anheuser-busch dropping him. armstrong also stepping down as chairman of livestrong, the cancer-awareness charity he founded 15 years ago. >> former cuban leader fidel castro contradicting reports that he is on his deathbed, writing an article in a state newspaper criticizing western media and those who spread rumors. that paper also publishing what it claims are recent photos of the 86-year-old revolutionary. castro rarely making public appearances after stepping down in 2006 following a severe illness and handing power to his brother raul. thousands of pilgrims flo
Nov 3, 2012 1:30pm EDT
, right? >> in the u.s., the vast majority of spiders are not dangerous to humans. >> so if we're bitten by a harmless spider, do we need to apply first aid? >> yes, wash that spider bite with soap and water two or three times a day until it heals. also, you can apply a cold compress, which is basically just an ice pack. just make sure that there is a piece of cloth between your skin and the ice. >> what spiders are dangerous? >> hmm. there's two of main concern. first is the black widow. it's identified by this red hourglass, but it's on the underside of its body. the second is the brown recluse, which also has a marking on its back in the shape of a violin. if you think you've been stung by either of these spiders, call 911. >> you know, the more i learn about spiders, the more i'm convinced that they're just little, ugly, disgusting creatures. ugh! for "teen kids news," i'm emily. >> to mark our 10th year on tv, each week we take a look back at one of the stories we've covered. [ classical music plays ] >> when ballet first began, the performers were all men. eventually, the number of
Nov 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
became the first city in the u.s. to ban plastic bags. large stores were not allowed to offer them to customers. the ban was a success. so the city then voted to expand it to every store in town. now communities all across the country are hopping on the "ban" wagon. the day after rye, new york, passed its law against plastic bags, teens were handing out green alternatives. >> there are no more plastic bags going to be offered in stores, so we're helping people out by giving them reusable bags. >> reusable bags are considered the best alternative... >> wonderful. >> ...because even paper bags are bad for the environment. although they can be recycled, they still use up natural resources to make, and the manufacturing process causes pollution. >> it's completely useless to use something once and then throw it away. >> people who work to ban plastic bags say the new laws help reduce the use of paper products, too. >> what most of these communities have seen when they pass these types of laws, is that they've seen an increase in reusable-bag rates, which means that their purchases of p
Nov 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
it's because of global warming. in the u.s., temperatures have increased the most in the northeast and the least in south. if you're in rhode island, don't be surprised if you're feeling hotter than normal. that's because the temperature has gone up more there than in any other state. why rhode island? scientists aren't entirely sure. >> in "speak of the week," it's your turn to tell us what you think. >> we've seen it happen. disaster strikes, like a hurricane. the authorities rescue the people, but often their pets get left behind. so, do you think tax dollars should be spent evacuating animals from disaster? >> i love animals. so i'm an animal lover. >> yes, 'cause i'm a vegetarian. so i should answer that question yes. >> i don't. i mean, personally, i'm all for animal rights, but i feel like there are a lot more pertinent issues than evacuating animals from disasters. >> although that is important, i don't think that should be the primary use of our tax dollars. >> um, if they're domestic animals, yes. if they're used for great, um -- great uses, such as maybe elephants in ind
Nov 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
the senate intelligence committee about the september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. before taking the helm of the c.i.a. in september of 2011, the retired four-star general commanded forces in iraq and afghanistan. thousands in new york and new jersey displaced and still without power weeks after super storm sandy hit the northeast. secretary of homeland security janet napolitano visiting staten island, new york, for the second time to see the recovery process. >> first thing's first -- food, shelter, clothing for people who need it, assistance with finding housing, getting life -- life back to normal or as normal as it can be under the circumstances. >> americans across the country paying tribute to the nation's military on veterans day. this year's remembrance marking the first time in a decade there are no american troops serving in iraq. president obama also taking time to honor those who serve. >> we take care of our own. we take care of our veterans. we take care of your families not just by saluting you on one day once a year but by fighting for you and your
Search Results 0 to 12 of about 13 (some duplicates have been removed)